Oracle Data Guard 10g Release 2: Switchover and Failover Best Practices
Oracle Data Guard is one of the most effective and comprehensive data protection and disaster recovery solutions available today for enterprise data. It offers protection for Oracle Databases, providing customers the ability to protect one of their most important assets: the business' online information. In Oracle Database 10g Release 2, the Fast-Start Failover feature was introduced plus significant improvements were implemented to the traditional failover and switchover features, reducing the time needed to perform these Data Guard role transitions. This white paper provides the Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA) best practices for achieving the fastest Data Guard switchovers and failovers with Oracle Database 10g Release 2.